The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 131 112 128
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.046% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.049% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +90.47%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2822 2021 2833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.07% 93.96% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1856 1253 1699
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 134 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the South West region.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Network Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the South West region.

Network Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title.

1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
1 20 (95.24%) Network Security
2 19 (90.48%) Juniper
3 17 (80.95%) CheckPoint
3 17 (80.95%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (80.95%) F5
4 16 (76.19%) Firewall
5 11 (52.38%) OSPF
5 11 (52.38%) BGP
5 11 (52.38%) Junos
5 11 (52.38%) Load Balancing
5 11 (52.38%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (47.62%) Windows
7 9 (42.86%) Linux
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
10 3 (14.29%) IronPort
10 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
10 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
10 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
10 3 (14.29%) ProxySG
10 3 (14.29%) LAN
10 3 (14.29%) WAN
10 3 (14.29%) McAfee
11 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
12 1 (4.76%) CCSE

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) Network Security
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (76.19%) Firewall
4 11 (52.38%) OSPF
4 11 (52.38%) BGP
4 11 (52.38%) Junos
4 11 (52.38%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (14.29%) LAN
7 3 (14.29%) WAN
8 1 (4.76%) MPLS
8 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.76%) VPN
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CCSE
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 19 (90.48%) Juniper
3 17 (80.95%) CheckPoint
3 17 (80.95%) F5
4 3 (14.29%) IronPort
4 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire
4 3 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 3 (14.29%) McAfee